[Beowulf] new distribution to create a beowulf cluster: ABC(Automated Beowulf Cluster) GNU/Linux

Andrew Piskorski atp at piskorski.com
Mon Dec 21 14:56:10 EST 2009


On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 10:13:44PM +0100, Iker Casta?os Chavarri wrote:

> This Ubuntu GNU/Linux based distribution alaws to automatically build
> Beowulf clusters either live or installing the software in the
> frontend. All nodes run diskless.

> http://www.ehu.es/AC/ABC.htm

How is this similar/different to Perceus/Warewulf, xCAT, Scyld, etc.?
What use cases drove you to build your own cluster provisioning
toolkit rather than use an existing one?  Is there a document
somewhere explaining your overall system design and rationale?

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Andrew Piskorski <atp at piskorski.com>
http://www.piskorski.com/
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